Fitting the Saddle to the Withers

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Were we to select the perfect withers for our mounts with the idea of arranging the best possible fit for the saddle, we would probably settle on well-placed, prominent withers that blended nicely into the slope of the shoulder and the back. However, the shape of a horse's withers with regard to saddle fit is complex. "Your average horse's withers will involve the fourth through 10th thoracic

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